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First Day Cancelled: Grosse Pointe South Closed Due to Power Outage

According to the district website, a power outage has closed Grosse Pointe South on the first day of school.

The first day of school will be Wednesday rather than today for  students after a power line broke early Tuesday. 

The closure is listed on the homepage of Grosse Pointe Public Schools website.

Information sent to teachers 25 classrooms are without power and the hallways are dark as well. Only employees are to report today.

Patch will have more information as it becomes available.

Mark September 04, 2012 at 03:44 PM
Too bad this wasn't known until today. The kids could have had one last night of partying!
Todd September 04, 2012 at 04:19 PM
DTE strikes again. Was it a "tree" this time? Code for 6 gauge wire that is so old all the insulation is hanging off it. When a wet tree limb touches it, all heck breaks loose. Ever looked at the lines on Kercheval between Moross and Provincal? Or behind the houses on Kerby Rd? LOL.... I've been to places in the 3rd world with better infrastructure.
Tommy September 04, 2012 at 04:40 PM
I sure hope it was a DTE problem and not some young future Electrical Engineering student....LOL......
Diane Smith September 04, 2012 at 06:17 PM
I just found out what the problem was @ South. It was a unique electrical issue called Bowen's Revenge. DTE will be issuing a full year's refund to the District, plus benefits but will not apologize for the outage.

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